An early 1960s couple dreams about a trip to Paris. The woman thinks of the Eiffel Tower, while the man thinks of scantily clad chorus girls at the Moulin Rouge and other such nightclubs. They take a ride around Los Angeles and suburbs in their 1962 or 1963 Chevrolet Impala convertible.Excellent shots of Flying A service station, where helpful attendants discuss the "Free Trip to Paris" sweepstakes and pump gas, wash windshield. What follows this are superb scenes of Paris, including... ( 1 reviews )
"Anyway you look at it, women's work is not for sissies. Most men would have a hard time at it if they were to change jobs with wife, mother or girlfriend. Even an efficiency expert would be staggered by the amount of chasing around and indoor road work that the woman takes as a matter of course..."I made this video for the Volvo Ocean Race (SCA All-Female Team, Awe-Inspiring Women) Ad Competition. Since I had only one week to make it before the deadline, I decided to go with archival... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: jam handy, women, housewife, campy, video, art, kitsch, sail, boat, ocean, weaker sex, gender,...
Although the hippie ideal was fading in the late 1960s, marketers kept it alive. The Greenwich Village of RFD Greenwich Village is filled with "countrified cosmopolitans" who, while they appear to be beyond work and money worries, belong to a Bohemian subculture (which never looked anything like this). This representation of Manhattan is a tweak on Mayor John V. Lindsay's early-sixties "Fun City." From the film's narration: "Village life is cosmopolitan, yet relaxed and... ( 1 reviews )
Studies problems of drinking and driving, emphasizing the error of the statement that you must be drunk before your driving ability is materially impaired. Uses the story of a teenage couple who are involved in a serious accident on the way home from the beach. Eighteen year old Bill drinks some beer with his friends at the beach and hits a mother with her child crossing the street while driving afterwards. Although he has not drunk enough to be faced with a drunk driving charge, he must live... ( 1 reviews )
05:36:40:18 Great shot 1950s St. Louis traffic police car pulls up to curb, number 72 on side of car; police officer in passenger seat looks up; enormous ornate clock on building reads 6:25; police officer drives through empty city street of St. Louis earl morning; old man, shopkeeper, watches car cop car drive by, CU broom swooping trash on sidewalk, CU VS brooms sweeping trash on to the sidewalk; CU bottle of whisky is smashed on the curb. 05:37:42:27 Homeless man with scruffy face looks up... ( 1 reviews )
Four airmen bail out of doomed airplane and parachute to a remote island. The island is ruled by Amazon type women and men are considered dispossable and only useful for breeding purposes. Mystic Nights Videos ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Arthur Askey, Anne Shelton, Peter Graves, Ronald Shiner, Jean Kent, Max Bacon, Antoinette Cellier,...
Surreal film on measurement of tiny quantities, made as soft-sell promotional piece for Chevrolet automobiles. Excellent stop-motion march of slide rules, compasses, gauge blocks and micrometers at end. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Physics: Measurement, Engineering, Animation: Stop-motion
People "of a certain age" in Grand Rapids might remember this show that aired Sunday mornings on channel 17 in the late 80s. Dance Traxx followed the format of other "dance club" shows that were popular at the time such as Club MTV, The Grind, Dance Party USA, etc. Shots of teens dancing to the latest hits, occasionally with the video. It was produced in the Club Eastbrook space (which is now Orbit Room) and hosted by KLQ on-air personality Danny Douglas. The shows filled a... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: grand rapids, 80s, danny douglas
0:12:13 Delta Rhythm Boys in "Take the 'A' Train" (1941). 0:14:46 Fats Waller in "Your Feet's Too Big (1941). 0:17:45 Count Basie Orchestra in "Take Me Back, Baby" (with vocal by Jimmy Rushing) (1941). 0:20:19 "Preacher and the Bear" featuring The Jubalaires (vocal quartet) 0:23:23 "Ring Those Bells" (Black children vocal quintet, unidentified; Possibly The Cabin Kids.) 0:24:22 The Ali Baba Trio in "Patience and Fortitude" (1946) (featuring... ( 2 reviews )